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murdoch on the hot seat. why one person was detained. >>> and it >>> media mogul murdoch faced tough questions from british politicians about the phone hacking scandal that has captivated the country. reporter emily smith tells us why murdoch says he is not guilty personally responsible for what happened. >> reporter: members of parliament did not give rupert murdoch a chance for opening statements. but it did not stop him. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> reporter: lawmakers honed in on what murdoch and son james who also testified may have known about phone hacking accusations. including murder victims, politicians and celebrities. murdoch's answer he had no knowledge of hacking or of payments paid to hacking victims. >> would you say you are responsible for all this fiasco. >> no. >> you are not responsible. who is responsible? >> the people i trusted and more importantly the people they trusted. >> reporter: the now closed tabloid was 1% of his news corporation that includes fox news and the wall street journal. but hacking allegations have spread to claims that jour
murdoch. a report says news corp is considering replacing murdoch. also the assistant commissioner of scotland yard resigned one day after his boss quit. also the former news of the world reporter who blew the whistle was found dead. hackers took aim as well focusing on the sun and shutting down the london times. murdoch will be questioned tomorrow and sources say that the decision to replace him may depend on his performance. the scandal caused him to close the news of the world. the former head of the paper rebecca brooks is also supposed to be questioned. brooks has the editor when the alleged hacking of a murder victim's phone happened. >> a lot is riding on tomorrow's testimony. murdoch, his son scheduled to appear. how the scandal may affect his united states holdings. >> reporter: one did he or his top executives know of or condone the illegal hacking and two did the company illegally influence the british police investigation? the former united states attorney said practices law applies plays the parent of fox is american. >> prohibits american companies from using any
murdoch has withdrawn a bid to take over british company. his tabloid, news of the world admitted to hacking the voice- mail of a 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped and murdered >> >> in klien, heavy rainfall triggered landslides. emergency crews rushed to evacuate and rescue people trapped by the raging waters. a landslide developed causing massive power outages in the area. >>> netflix customers rebelling. many are canning subscriptions after the company announced a price hike. prompting 10s of thousands of angry posts today. some said net flix is still a better deal than competitors >> >> online retail giant, amazon, wants to take a bite from the online giant. they plan to unveil a tablet computer, sources say it will have a 9-inch screen and be powered by google's system. >>> students who thought they would be moving into this dorm are in debt, finding out they will be moving into an area who until. we'll tell >>> san jose state university saying this year's incoming freshman class is so big, there is not enough room for those who need student housing. some students will have
murdochs top employees resigned today. rebecca brooks resigned from head of the british newspaper division in charge of the top selling tabloid news of the world when reporters hacked people's cell phones and reported by bribed for information on celebrities, politicians and even 9/11 victims. the scandal spread to the u.s. late today when dow jones ceo ralph hinton resigned, influential publisher of the wall street journal. he previously ran news corp. at the height of the hacking scandal. he says he was ignorant of the misconduct but feels it is proper for him to resign. >>> so it's here, carmageddon. up next a live update from los angeles on the construction project now underway that many fear will cause weekend gridlock. >>> we'll take you to lake tahoe where the extra wet winner has created a somewhat un-- wet winter has >>> the traffic nightmare southern california has dreaded for weeks has officially begun. the on ramps have been closed and starting at midnight a 10- mile stretch of the 405 in los angeles will be completely shut down to work on a freeway widening project. drivers ar
to be growing. the latest allegations involve murdoch reporters accessing gordon brown's financial records and his seriously ill son's medical files. another report suggests his reporters paid the queen's bodyguards to get secret information about the royal family. >>> in russia, hope is fading for 81 people still missing after an aging cruise ship sank yesterday. so far 58 bodies have been recovered. the ship was overcrowded at the time and the port engine was malfunctioning. one survivor said he saw two ships that refused to stop and help them. river cruise ships are very popular among russians. >>> u.s. defense secretary panetta visited u.s. troops today. panetta expressed his frustration that baghdad has not decided if it wants u.s. troops to remain in iraq beyond the planned withdraw at the end of this year. >>> two important votes are scheduled to take place this week that could increase tuition for students in both the uc system. the hike would cost a full time under graduate an additional $5,000 in tuition. it's not clear if the increase would go into effect in the fall or the foll
the weapon and are looking for that person now. >>> james murdoch knew that phone hacking was not limited to one single reporter at the paper. meanwhile here in the u.s. there are reports the justice department is preparing subpoenas as it investigating whether families of 9/11 victims had their phones hacked. >>> in haiti, former president bill clinton met with marchell marteli to talk about reinstating the education system. that could enable 10,000 students to return to class this fall. >>> in italy, a nationwide strike by transportation workers left some tourists and locals on alert. they've been working without a contract for four years. >>> stocks finished the week on wall street with mixed results. disappointing results from caterpillar sent the nasdaq down. business are buying more computers and software boosting sales and profits at ibm, intel and microsoft. all three companies announced this week they beat analyst expectations. microsoft says companies are snatching up copies of its windows seven operating system. it's office software and programs geared toward servers. >>> googl
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